CAD Technician

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Location – Watervliet, NY
Pay Range - $20-25/hour


We are currently seeking a Mechanical CAD Technician for our clients. Candidates should have 2-4 years of previous CAD design experience working with AutoCAD (2D and 3D designs) in a professional environment along with a 2/4 year technical degree (additional comparable work experience may be considered). Candidates must be prepared to provide a portfolio of their mechanical design work.

This is a Full-time, temp position. Position is estimated to last 6-9 months.  This is an immediate need.

Position Description:

  • Assisting with the drafting/updating of various parts/elements and related documentation
  • Prepare 3D drawings using SolidWorks
  • Coordinate with managers on project list
  • Attend weekly/monthly staff meetings
  • Researching product components, prepare bill of materials lists
  • Create and revise scale design drawings in a fast paced, production environment
  • Schedule projects with production supervisor and manufacturing team
  • Assist with other tasks such as creating bill of materials, parts lists, etc.
  • Generate and document product design goals, outcomes, and validation processes for manufacturing department (including materials needed)


  • 2-4 years design experience designing for production/manufacturing environment
  • 2 year degree in a technical field (ie Drafting/Design/Engineering based) preferred
  • Experienced using Solidworks to design from scratch or make revisions to products
  • Able to navigate computers effectively (MS Word, MS Excel)
  • Able to demonstrate organizational and documentation experience
  • Effective time management skills, able to schedule production work
  • Experience with writing technical documents including test/validation plans
  • Desire to continue to learn and grow
  • Friendly, team-focused personality

Are you the right fit?

Our ideal candidates are the type of people that want to get up for work every day, not sit around like a couch potato. The best candidates for AccuStaff are the ones who look at a glass half full, and are able to take advantage of each opportunity to show how they can contribute.  Do we control every opportunity?  Certainly not, but like our clients, we search for motivated people who want to succeed.

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